Edtech Business

Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?

May 11 · Nadia Tamez-Robledo
Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?
Edtech Business

Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?

May 11
Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?
Opinion

Why Tech Companies View the Job Search As Big Business

May 10 · Ayesha Khan
Why Tech Companies View the Job Search As Big Business
Opinion

Why Tech Companies View the Job Search As Big Business

May 10
Why Tech Companies View the Job Search As Big Business
Mergers and Acquisitions

Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.

May 6 · Emily Tate
Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.

May 6
Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.
Early Learning

Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

Apr 26 · Emily Tate
Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform
Early Learning

Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

Apr 26
Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform
Edtech Business

Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?

Apr 21 · Jeffrey R. Young
Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?
Edtech Business

Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?

Apr 21
Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?
Opinion

Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

Apr 16 · Renee Teate
Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?
Opinion

Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

Apr 16
Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?
Digital Credentials

Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?

Mar 31 · Jeffrey R. Young
Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?
Digital Credentials

Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?

Mar 31
Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?
column

Attitudes About Homeschooling May Get Unexpected Boost From a Year of Remote Learning

Mar 30 · Frank Catalano
Attitudes About Homeschooling May Get Unexpected Boost From a Year of Remote Learning
column

Attitudes About Homeschooling May Get Unexpected Boost From a Year of Remote Learning

Mar 30
Attitudes About Homeschooling May Get Unexpected Boost From a Year of Remote Learning
Opinion

Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

Mar 29 · Frances Messano
Diverse Leaders are Changing Education
Opinion

Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

Mar 29
Diverse Leaders are Changing Education
Workforce Training

A New Online Tutoring Market Has Emerged — In Construction. It Requires a Surprising Number of Books.

Mar 25 · Rebecca Koenig
A New Online Tutoring Market Has Emerged — In Construction. It Requires a Surprising Number of Books.
Workforce Training

A New Online Tutoring Market Has Emerged — In Construction. It Requires a Surprising Number of Books.

Mar 25
A New Online Tutoring Market Has Emerged — In Construction. It Requires a Surprising Number of Books.

How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

Mar 25 · Christy Matte
How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

Mar 25
How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration
Investors

What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Mar 11 · Tony Wan
What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market
Investors

What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Mar 11
What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Mar 11
Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Mar 11
Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]
Financing

SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning

Mar 9 · Tony Wan
SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning
Financing

SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning

Mar 9
SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning
column

How Library Closures Hurt Adult Learners as Kids Doubled Down on Digital Reading

Mar 8 · Frank Catalano
How Library Closures Hurt Adult Learners as Kids Doubled Down on Digital Reading
column

How Library Closures Hurt Adult Learners as Kids Doubled Down on Digital Reading

Mar 8
How Library Closures Hurt Adult Learners as Kids Doubled Down on Digital Reading
Financing

Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic

Mar 5 · Tony Wan
Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic
Financing

Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic

Mar 5
Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic
Investors

GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities

Mar 3 · Tony Wan
GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities
Investors

GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities

Mar 3
GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities
Financing

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

Mar 3 · Tony Wan
A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding
Financing

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

Mar 3
A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding
Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26 · Tony Wan
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
column

Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25 · Betsy Corcoran
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
column

Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23 · Simon Campbell
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20 · Tony Wan
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19 · Tony Wan
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17 · Tony Wan
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16 · Tony Wan
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11 · Tony Wan
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
column

Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy

Feb 9 · Frank Catalano
Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy
column

Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy

Feb 9
Remote Learning Is Here to Stay, Raising Concerns About Teacher Training and Data Privacy
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4 · Tony Wan
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1 · Tony Wan
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27 · Tony Wan
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
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